1924–25 Manchester United F.C. season

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Manchester United
1924–25 season
Chairman John Henry Davies
Manager John Chapman
Second Division 2nd (promoted)
FA Cup First Round
Top goalscorer League:
William Henderson (14)
All:
William Henderson (14)
Highest home attendance 59,500 vs Derby County (29 November 1924)
Lowest home attendance 9,500 vs Barnsley (8 September 1924)
Average home league attendance 26,940
Home colours
Away colours

The 1924–25 season was Manchester United's 29th season in the Football League.[1]

At the end of the season, United finished second and were promoted back to the First Division as runners-up after three seasons in the Second Division.

Second Division[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
30 August 1924 Leicester City H 1 – 0 Goldthorpe 21,250
1 September 1924 Stockport County A 1 – 2 Lochhead 12,500
6 September 1924 Stoke A 0 – 0 15,250
8 September 1924 Barnsley H 1 – 0 Henderson 9,500
13 September 1924 Coventry City H 5 – 1 Henderson (2), Lochhead, McPherson, Spence 12,000
20 September 1924 Oldham Athletic A 3 – 0 Henderson (3) 14,500
27 September 1924 The Wednesday H 2 – 0 McPherson, Smith 29,500
4 October 1924 Clapton Orient A 1 – 0 Lochhead 15,000
11 October 1924 Crystal Palace H 1 – 0 Lochhead 27,750
18 October 1924 Southampton A 2 – 0 Lochhead (2) 10,000
25 October 1924 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 0 – 0 17,500
1 November 1924 Fulham H 2 – 0 Henderson, Lochhead 24,000
8 November 1924 Portsmouth A 1 – 1 Smith 19,500
15 November 1924 Hull City H 2 – 0 Hanson, McPherson 29,750
22 November 1924 Blackpool A 1 – 1 Hanson 9,500
29 November 1924 Derby County H 1 – 1 Hanson 59,500
6 December 1924 South Shields A 2 – 1 Henderson, McPherson 6,500
13 December 1924 Bradford City H 3 – 0 Henderson (2), McPherson 18,250
20 December 1924 Port Vale A 1 – 2 Lochhead 11,000
25 December 1924 Middlesbrough A 1 – 1 Henderson 18,500
26 December 1924 Middlesbrough H 2 – 0 Henderson, Smith 44,500
27 December 1924 Leicester City A 0 – 3 18,250
1 January 1925 Chelsea H 1 – 0 Grimwood 30,500
3 January 1925 Stoke H 2 – 0 Henderson (2) 24,500
17 January 1925 Coventry City A 0 – 1 9,000
24 January 1925 Oldham Athletic H 0 – 1 20,000
7 February 1925 Clapton Orient H 4 – 2 Kennedy (2), McPherson, Pape 18,250
14 February 1925 Crystal Palace A 1 – 2 Lochhead 11,250
23 February 1925 The Wednesday A 1 – 1 Pape 3,000
28 February 1925 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 3 – 0 Spence (2), Kennedy 21,250
7 March 1925 Fulham A 0 – 1 16,000
14 March 1925 Portsmouth H 2 – 0 Lochhead, Spence 22,000
21 March 1925 Hull City A 1 – 0 Lochhead 6,250
28 March 1925 Blackpool H 0 – 0 26,250
4 April 1925 Derby County A 0 – 1 24,000
10 April 1925 Stockport County H 2 – 0 Pape (2) 43,500
11 April 1925 South Shields H 1 – 0 Lochhead 24,000
13 April 1925 Chelsea A 0 – 0 16,500
18 April 1925 Bradford City A 1 – 0 Smith 13,250
22 April 1925 Southampton H 1 – 1 Pape 26,500
25 April 1925 Port Vale H 4 – 0 Lochhead, McPherson, Smith, Spence 33,500
2 May 1925 Barnsley A 0 – 0 11,250
Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Leicester City 42 26 11 7 90 32 +58 59
2 Manchester United 42 23 11 8 57 23 +34 57
3 Derby County 42 22 11 9 71 36 +35 55

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; Pts = Points

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
10 January 1925 First Round The Wednesday A 0 – 2 35,079

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manchester United Season 1924/25". StretfordEnd.co.uk. Retrieved 10 December 2011.